Deaf news in BSL from Remark: Bank refuses to serve Deaf woman | Pippa Middleton supports Mary Hare | Deaf students conference

Posted on March 12, 2013

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Deaf woman shocked after bank refused to serve her
a 57 year old Deaf woman from Gloucester, was left shocked after she was unable to access her bank account because they would not accept her call, which was made with an interpreter.

Leading figures in Deaf world to unite at Deaf students conference
A ground-breaking conference has been set up to help plan a better future for Deaf students
in the UK.

Deaf man beaten up during evangelist’s performance
Benny Hinn’s son Joshua Hinn then allegedly attacked him, and later locked him in a trailer before assaulting him.

Deaf school benefits from Pippa Middleton’s support
deaf children are set to benefit, because, after becoming a patron to a number of charities,
she is now also lending her support to Mary Hare deaf school.

Scottish project a success
A Scottish project to help more deaf and hard of hearing people access Citizens Advice
Bureaus (CAB) has been hailed as a success.

Hostess sues nightclub after nearly going deaf
Margaret Clemente worked in New York as a hostess in a VIP section of a nightclub and after prolonged exposure to loud music, found she had lost some of her hearing in one ear.

Article says volunteers who work with Deaf people abroad may cause harm as well as good
volunteers who travel abroad to work with Deaf people “can often do harm as well as good,” because they teach local Deaf people signs that do not match their local sign language.

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